Dhoom-3 releasing in Imax Theatres
Mumbai: Aamir Khan’s much awaited action thriller Dhoom 3 is preparing for extravagant release across the world. According to sources “Dhoom 3″, third of its franchise, produced under YRF banner is now publicized to be the first Bollywood film to be released in IMAX theaters. The third film of the bike movie series will have an IMAX format too when it releases next year. The movie will be converted to the format and will hit the IMAX theatres all across the country.
Yash Chopra, who owns Yash Raj Films says, “IMAX has always symbolised high quality film entertainment and experience and this vision of the company works very well with the ethos of YRF which has been synonymous with Indian film entertainment over the last four decades. We are indeed happy to announce our association with IMAX for the additional release of Dhoom:3 in this exciting format next year. Added to the anticipated thrill that the film promises, this IMAX experience will give it an all new edge of the seat dimension altogether. We look forward to closely working with their team over the coming year.”
IMAX Filmed Entertainment Chairman and President, Greg Foster, said, “Our network growth in India has reached a point where we’re now able to present local-language films in IMAX, which is paramount to our success in the region. We’re very excited to begin this partnership with Yash Raj Films and look forward to working with director Vijay Krishna Acharya and Yash and Aditya Chopra on this highly anticipated Bollywood blockbuster. With its riveting action set pieces, global locales and stunning visuals, Dhoom:3 is an ideal film to take advantage of our immersive format as we begin our initiative with Indian-language/Bollywood films.”
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra for YRF, Dhoom:3 is currently being shot in Chicago and releases in 2013.